Struck-by Injuries in the Construction Industry

This presentation will focus on struck-by injuries in the construction industry. Amber Trueblood, Director of CPWR’s Data Center, will begin with a review of recent data trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII). 

Jessica Bunting, Research to Practice (r2p) Director, will then share highlighted findings from the report, Struck-by Hazards, Barriers, and Opportunities in the Construction Industry -- 2022 Survey Results, along with free resources that can be used to educate both contractors and workers as part of the National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents (April 17-21) and the National Safety Stand down to Prevent Falls in Construction (May 1-5). 

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DATE
: March 9, 2023
TIME
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speakers:
Jessica Bunting, MPH
is the Director of the Research to Practice (r2p) Program at CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training.
Jessica received her MPH in Behavioral & Community Health from the University of Maryland and has worked in the field of public health for more than 15 years. She specializes in translation research, r2p, health communication, and program evaluation; and has been with CPWR focused on construction safety and health for over a decade. Jessica and her r2p team work to encourage widespread adoption of evidence-based solutions by construction contractors and workers through improving partnerships between researchers and stakeholders, increasing r2p capacity of intermediary organizations, helping stakeholders influence future research, and developing tools, strategies and resources to translate and disseminate research findings. 

Amber Trueblood, DrPH is the Director of the Data Center at CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training.
Amber received her DrPH in Environmental Health and Epidemiology from Texas A&M University and her MPH in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Texas School of Public Health. She has worked in occupational health and injury prevention in a variety of fields for over a decade with a focus on using surveillance data to identify occupational injury trends and presenting complex statistics in easy to digest formats for all audiences. She currently leads CPWR’s Data Center to continue to be a leading source of construction industry safety and health statistics. 

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Date: Mar 09, 2023

Time: 2:00 PM ET

Duration: 1 Hour


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